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Environmental Policy and Decision Making

The Ohio State University

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
36430 USD/year
33502 USD/year
11508 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

The Environmental Policy and Decision Making program at The Ohio State University explores the protection of long-term natural resource use and environmental quality through changes in human behavior and policy.

Overview

This major gives particular consideration to how policies are formulated and implemented and what impact they will have on society, as well as how to best engage individuals and communities to respond to environmental challenges. The Environmental Policy and Decision Making program at The Ohio State University provides students with opportunities to develop important skills relevant for environmental careers as well as effective citizenship in a world where environmental challenges are growing each day. 

Possible careers

The School of Environment and Natural Resources Career Services Office assists students with one-on-one counseling to identify job opportunities, assist in preparing cover letters and resumes, and preparing for interviews. They offer workshops, conduct career fairs and help students along the way to make sure they are building successful resumes.

Most graduates (usually about 90 percent) have find employment or enrolled in graduate or professional school within six months of graduation. About 20 percent of graduates go directly into graduate or professional school.

Selection of positions acquired by recent grads:

  • Stormwater Program Field Services Technician
  • Regional Disaster Preparedness Coordinator
  • Environment, Health and Safety Specialist
  • Research Analyst
  • Naturalist and Camp Director
  • Environmental Scientist
  • AmeriCorps Member
  • Environmental Compliance Specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Environmental Science
  • Society and Natural Resources
  • Introduction to Forestry, Fisheries and Wildlife
  • Introduction to Soil Science 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of university preparatory courses
  • High school performance (class rank or GPA), including participation in accelerated programs like Honors, AP and IB; Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for class rank or GPA 
  • Standardized test score (ACT or SAT); Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for ACT or SAT scores 
  • Ability and desire to contribute to and engage with a diverse campus community
  • Experiences that demonstrate leadership or engaged involvement(e.g., co-curricular activities, work experiences or military service) 
  • Status as a first-generation university student 
  • High school performance if adversely affected by physical, mental or learning environment factors

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33502 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11508 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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